Renal function during lactation in the rat.

  title={Renal function during lactation in the rat.},
  author={S K Arthur and Roger H Green},
  journal={The Journal of physiology},
1. Glomerular filtration rate (g.f.r.), renal plasma flow (r.p.f.), salt and water reabsorption and plasma concentrations of progresterone and prolactin were measured in virgins, 19 day pregnant and lactating rats. 2. G.f.r. was raised by about 40% in animals at 6-7 days of lactation when compared with virgins but towards the end of lactation returned to… CONTINUE READING